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Baltimore: a theater town once more [Commentary]

Baltimore: a theater town once more [Commentary]

Baltimore theater fans are hard-pressed as of late to find a reason to leave the city with so much available right at home: superb local theater companies and community theaters and the renovated Hippodrome. It's a welcome revival of an industry the city was once known for.

In its heyday in the 1930s, Baltimore was a theater and music town where the legendary Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and countless other stars got their start or visited on their way to stardom. Holiday was from Baltimore, while Sinatra played a...